The Clark County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed a complaint against Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson, who was accused by the son of a woman running against him of violating the Hatch Act, which bans federal workers from engaging in partisan politics.
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Bill Raggio, Nevada’s longest-serving state senator, who died in 2012, left his mark on the state in a multitude of ways, particularly in the arena of education funding and reform.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a freeway chase and a fight with police in Southern California.
Regulations establishing the rules for opening medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada were approved by the Legislative Commission without comment Friday.
Southern Nevada leaders are starting to scope out priorities — including treansportation, mental health, and funding equity — for the 2015 state legislative session.
Democrats and Republicans are preparing to battle it out over more than 50 legislative seats up for grabs this election year to determine control of the Nevada Legislature in the 2015 session.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick offered business owners a state-level view of Southern Nevada’s economic recovery Feb. 6, reassuring the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce that the region was making major strides and could count on continued support from its state legislators.
A judge and a police officer said Wednesday that Southern Nevada spends far too little money to provide sufficient services for the mentally ill and the 2015 Legislature needs to make proper funding of mental health its priority.
The Nevada Legislature’s Sunset Subcommittee plans to call leaders of inactive boards and commissions to see they’re worth keeping.
Embattled Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Gardnerville, has been directed to amend past financial disclosure statements to correct discrepancies pointed out by a potential opponent.